Monthly Archives: January 2013

Morning Newsreel – Jan 31 2013

This gets my vote for top news story title of the day: Ancient Tapeworm Eggs Found in 270-Million-Year-Old Shark Poop.  You had me at “poop”. Maybe this is why it’s so hard to predict weather: Life in the Clouds.  I … Continue reading

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Crazy is as crazy does

This family of 14(!) decided to leave their Colorado home behind and spend life in an RV.  Talk about guts! My bet is that the family doesn’t increase to 15 any time soon (seriously how do you not lose someone).  … Continue reading

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Making Progress!!

Things are coming along very well! The Trailer is Home I picked up the trailer this weekend (couldn’t get it the previous weekend as planned because the good folks at the local car shop took six hours to install the … Continue reading

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Happiness

I watched a documentary called Happy yesterday.  They interview different people from around the world who score high on a happiness index survey.  Based on the typical American notion of what should make us happy, we wouldn’t expect these people … Continue reading

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Things are coming together

More Tent Testing The tent held up through a bunch of rain this week that completely saturated the ground and left standing water all over the yard.  It seems like a keeper.  It seemed to do really well in wind … Continue reading

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Tent Testing – Part I (Update)

We had a better night.  Temps stayed around 45 F all night and it misted and rained but we stayed dry.  The tent felt pretty warm this morning.  My nylon two-layer tents (inner tent and rainfly) have a bunch of … Continue reading

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Tent Testing – Part I

Started testing out the tent setup this weekend!  The tent itself is great so far. Took me around half an hour to set up the first time; should go much faster next time.  The design is brilliant – with only … Continue reading

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Picking up momentum

Since I started sharing links to the blog, I decided I needed to start writing more.  I’ve been busy trying to move from the broad conceptual ideas to the details.  In particular, figuring out how to build a trailer that … Continue reading

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2013…this is what living is to me

The decision is final — during 2013 I will give up a permanent home to travel around living out of campgrounds.  I couldn’t be more excited! Several so-called “life events” of 2012 served as not-so-subtle reminders of how precious and … Continue reading

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